Rethink | Adapt | Digitize |Secure

April 14, 2020 | New York, NY

Facilitators Include:

Meenakshi Baker, Assistant Vice President, Agile Software Design and Development
New York University

Meenakshi Baker is the Assistant Vice President of Operations Technology Services and Support (OTSS) at New York University, Information Technology. OTSS is a group of multiple functionally diverse teams that provide enterprise-wide technology management and custom software design and development services, including information and space data maintenance for NYU’s campuses in New York City, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai.

She developed a student career-readiness program at NYU focused on future relevant careers, which enables students to become career-ready in computer and software-related fields.

She led the development and implementation of a K12 program in agile software design and development with New York City Public Schools and the Scribble Design Forum for local New York City students from Grade 6 through post-secondary.

Lynne Chernow, Senior Technology Executive
Fordham University

A technology leader with more than 25 years of experience in information systems, Lynne serves as a strategic consultant to CIOs and CISOs in the NYC area and is currently at Fordham University.

Previously, Lynne was SVP for HBO, guiding all aspects of running the media company’s IT department, including IT Business Strategy, Organizational Design, and Financial Management. As SVP of Software Engineering, she developed and managed teams building applications across the media supply chain in support of content distribution to HBO GO, HBO On Demand, iTunes, Xbox, and Amazon domestically and in international markets.

Lynne was named a National Fellow of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute. She volunteers with many organizations, with a focus on facilitating underserved women’s entry into technology careers.

Rahul Patel, Chief Information Officer
KBC Bank & Verzekering

Rahul Patel is a senior information technology executive with twenty years of experience in the financial services industry. He has an extensive background in technology transformation, IT operations, cyber security, innovations and business continuity. He possesses a wide range of technical and risk management skills. His current areas of interests are robotics process automation, artificial intelligence and block chain technologies. He is a Chief Information Officer and Chief Innovation Officer for KBC Bank New York. He holds an MBA from Cornell University and a masters from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is a CFA charter holder and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He is also a Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP).

S Bhasker, Corporate Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer for InnovaCare, S. Bhasker is responsible for the management of the Business Technology Services for the organization comprising the Information Technology department and Providers Connectivity Unit. Bhasker is an experienced professional in the Information Systems area. His background includes well-known global organizations such as Aetna International, Inc., United Nations Development Programme, Coopers & Lybrand, and American Enterprise Group.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Ken Krupa, Vice President of Global Solutions Engineering

With over 25 years of professional IT experience, Ken Krupa has a breadth and depth of expertise within nearly all aspects of Information Technology.  Prior to joining MarkLogic, Ken worked at and consulted for some of the largest Global Financial institutions, including during difficult economic times, delivering technology solutions and advising senior and C-level executives on technology strategy. Prior experience includes work at JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Sun Microsystems, Standard & Poor’s, and GFI Group.

In his role at MarkLogic, Ken leads the global team of solutions engineers who are the first people responsible for delivering value to customers and prospects. Although his work primarily involves technology strategy and leading a global technology team, Ken remains active with technology in a hands-on way.

Andre Bromes, Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Security Officer
Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc.

Mr. Bromes is a sought- after C-level Executive, Board Advisor, Thought Leader, Speaker & Subject Matter Expert in emotional intelligence for I.T., with 18+ years’ experience in information technology. His passion for I.T. governance and extensive engineering, security and project management backgrounds, has earned him numerous career accolades.

In his seven years as CIO/CISO, functioning as a technologist and servant-leader, he is a whole-hearted believer in transformative IT. He has successfully led cross-functional team initiatives to implement the principles behind ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) and the COBIT (Control Objectives for IT) framework. Mr. Bromes has managed numerous technology projects that have measurably improved the infrastructure of a 100 million+, multi-unit business. He strongly emphasizes the immense benefits of longevity, solvency and availability to a security-aware business that applies the principle of defense-in-depth. He promotes the necessity of businesses to operate strategically, operationally and tactically while following asset-based risk assessments and proper information classification to achieve those benefits.

David SheidlowerVice President, Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer
Turner Construction Company

David Sheidlower, CISSP, CISM is the Chief Information Security Officer for Turner Construction, one of the largest construction management companies in the United States. Previously he was CISO at BBDO, the world’s most awarded advertising agency. Previousy he was (CISO) for Health Quest, the Mid-Hudson Valley’s largest healthcare system. David also serves as a member of the State of New York Health Information Network Policy Committee. Prior to Health Quest, he was the Division Information Security Officer within the small business lending division of Wells Fargo Bank—the largest small business lender in the country. David writes and blogs on security with a focus on the intersection of cyber security and humanism, something he is uniquely qualified to write on. His past activities include presenting at the MIS Institute’s Big Data Security Conference, working with the World Health Organization on Functional Health Status Measures and teaching letterpress printing at the Naropa Institute’s Jack Kerouac School for Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado. David also blogs at . He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s degree in Health Service Administration from St. Mary’s College of California.

Drew Wanczowski, Principal Solutions Engineer

Drew Wanczowski has over 15 years’ experience working on technical leadership, architecture, and engineering in content management, metadata, search, and workflow. He has held leadership and engineering roles at MarkLogic, KlarisIP, Univision Digital, Condé Nast and The American Institute of Physics. His focus is on systems that manage large volumes of asset transactions including ingestion, metadata management, search, and distribution. In his career, Drew has worked across a broad range of application categories, including DAM, Contract/Rights Management, CMS, Sports Statistics, Search Technology, and Cloud-Native infrastructures. He has been an active participant in the data standards and open source community.

Donald Kuk, Chief Transformation Officer
MEDNAX, Health Solutions Partner

Donald Kuk is an innovative, multiple industry award winning Chief Transformation Officer with more than 20 years of delivering record setting top line growth, customer and employee satisfaction, and margin improvement
leading rapid Enterprise Transformation and Operational Excellence for the world most successful fortune 50 healthcare, insurance, technology, banking and manufacturing industry leaders.

Called the “Enterprise Whisperer” by Fortune and CIO Magazines, he is widely known and highly regarded for his rapid sustainable results delivery in complex heterogeneous technology environments and corporate cultures.

Donald is a frequent Conference Chairman, Keynote Speaker, and Session, Round-table and Tutorial Presenter at CEO, CFO, CIO, CTO and Enterprise Strategy events worldwide.

Glenn Goldstein, Former Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Convergence Officer

Glenn was responsible for video streaming and broadcast playout platform product development, enterprise architecture, and VR/AR innovation labs at Viacom where the team has built cutting edge experiences using volumetric video and mixed reality headsets. He focused on video and advertising technologies, working with linear and digital product, engineering, and content operations teams to address challenges presented by the convergence of Internet and television technologies and content distribution models. Working with the MTV digital team, Glenn drove Viacom to be an innovator in adaptive bitrate streaming technologies in our early forays into HD streaming of concert performances.

Prior to joining Viacom, Glenn had years of experience in software development and management, with a focus on imaging and digital asset management. In positions with Kodak, Leaf Systems, and the Associated Press, he was a leader in the development and deployment of the first generation of newsroom digital wire photo systems, a key step in the newspaper industry’s transition from film to digital photography. He led the software and firmware engineering teams that created the world’s first digital camera back and pioneered high dynamic range (HDR) digital photography.

Amy Ma, Chief Information Security Officer
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Amy is currently the CISO of a prestigious law firm in NYC, where she provides strategic oversight over the firm’s cyber security and privacy initiatives.  Prior to this, Amy has over 15 years information security management experience from various industry verticals including financial services, defense, biotech and nonprofit.

Amy received an Outstanding Achievement Award from ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) in 2017, is actively involved in the ISACA CISM Certification Exam Development and SheLeadsTech Education Working Group.  She holds various industry certifications: CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager), CIPP/E (Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control), ITIL.

Jeffrey Moore, Global Head of Cyber Security
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Jeff Moore is a forward-driven leader with a proven track record in Cybersecurity, Compliance,
Vulnerability, Risk Management and more. He multi-year nominated Information Security Executive of the Year in North America and the Northeast United States. He is currently the Global Head of
Cybersecurity at the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR) in Cambridge, MA.

Jeff is known for his leadership, staff management, strategic planning, security program oversight, as well as a pragmatic approach to understanding a rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape. Jeff also consults for various start-ups in the security space as a hobby.

Libby Gibson, Manager

Libby Gibson is a Cyber Security Account Executive at Darktrace, the world’s leading machine learning company for cyber defense. She has worked extensively with clients across numerous industry verticals, helping them deploy Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System, the only AI technology capable of detecting and autonomously responding to early-stage cyber-threats. Gibson graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and is based out of Darktrace’s New York City office.

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